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Regis to spend up to A$150m on two new underground gold mines
Regis to spend up to A$150m on two new underground gold mines
6th May 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Gold miner Regis Resources on Monday announced it would develop two new underground mines that are forecast to deliver between 100 000 oz/y and and 120 000 oz/y from 2027. Developing the Garden... 


Energy Fuels building up its monazite supply chain for REE production
Energy Fuels building up its monazite supply chain for REE production
6th May 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Uranium and rare earth element (REE) producer Energy Fuels is making good progress towards securing its own large-scale, low-cost sources of monazite to process at its White Mesa mill, in the US,... 


Rio Tinto has long admired Anglo’s Collahuasi copper mine in Chile.
BHP’s biggest rivals sit on the sidelines of Anglo M&A drama
6th May 2024 By: Bloomberg

Two of BHP Group’s biggest rivals are sitting on the sidelines for the moment as they watch to see how a takeover offer for Anglo American will play out. Both Rio Tinto Group and Glencore are more... 


Costa Fuego is one of a limited number of globally significant copper developments not owned by a major mining company.
Hot Chili arranges nearly A$30m for Chile copper project
6th May 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

ASX-listed copper miner Hot Chili has arranged about A$30-million in funding to accelerate its Costa Fuego copper project, located in the coastal range of Chile. The company, which also trades on... 


Sierra Rutile directed to resume mining operations
Sierra Rutile directed to resume mining operations
6th May 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

The government of Sierra Leone has instructed ASX-listed Sierra Rutile to recommence mining activities in Area 1 by the end of the month. Government views Sierra Rutile’s suspension of mining at... 


Brazil rejects Vale, BHP settlement offer for Mariana disaster
3rd May 2024 By: Reuters

Brazil and the state of Espirito Santo have rejected a proposal by miners Vale and BHP regarding reparations for the deadly 2015 Mariana tailings dam burst, the federal government said on Friday.... 


Platinum metals support every step of green hydrogen’s decarbonisation of the world.
Platinum-based green hydrogen emerging as Winter Olympics decarbonisation pillar
3rd May 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Green hydrogen, which is generated with the benefit of the catalysis that platinum group metals (PGMs) provide, is being increasingly highlighted as a pillar of the global decarbonisation... 


Coal on train
Manook stresses importance of abated coal in energy future of many nations
3rd May 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Global coal organisation FutureCoal has suggested that world leaders follow a balanced, pragmatic and responsible approach to energy policy, following an announcement by the Group of Seven (G7)... 


Anglo's unusual mix of niche commodities — it’s the only large miner with big diamonds and platinum operations, for example — is seen as one of the reasons that the company hasn’t been successfully targeted in the past.
What’s Anglo worth? For now it’s less than the sum of its parts
3rd May 2024 By: Bloomberg

As BHP Group considers its next move, there’s one big question facing the mining world’s bankers, analysts and executives at rival producers: What’s Anglo American actually worth? Anglo’s shares... 


West Wits to raise A$1.4m
3rd May 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

To strengthen its balance sheet and fund its ongoing operations, ASX-listed West Wits Mining has secured firm commitments from unrelated existing and new sophisticated and professional investors to... 


Greatland eyes full ownership of Havieron amid Newmont's potential divestment
Greatland eyes full ownership of Havieron amid Newmont's potential divestment
3rd May 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

London-listed Greatland Gold is contemplating reclaiming full ownership of the Havieron gold/copper project in Western Australia, should Newmont divest of its 70% stake, says MD Shaun Day. The... 


Kathleen Valley nearing first production
Kathleen Valley nearing first production
3rd May 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Lithium developer Liontown is getting closer to first production – scheduled for mid-year – with the miner this week reaching the key milestone of crushing first ore at its flagship Kathleen Valley... 


Copper cathode waiting for dispatch
Copper miner Austral placed in receivership
3rd May 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Copper miner Austral Resources has been placed in receivership. Creditor Wingate has appointed Jason Tracy, Grant Sparks and Sean Holmes as joint and several receivers and managers. “The business... 


Glencore studying an approach for Anglo American, sources say
Glencore studying an approach for Anglo American, sources say
3rd May 2024 By: Reuters

Commodities group Glencore is studying an approach for Anglo American, two sources said, a development that could spark a bidding war for the 107-year old mining company. Glencore has not yet... 


Kazera nuclear permit delayed over additional requirements
2nd May 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Aim-listed Kazera Global has completed all the mechanical commissioning work required for the Whale Head Minerals heavy mineral sands project in Alexander Bay, South Africa, to proceed with final... 


Walkabout achieves first concentrated ore at Lindi Jumbo, ramp-up efforts continue
2nd May 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

ASX-listed Walkabout Resources has started concentrating ore at its Lindi Jumbo graphite mine, in Tanzania, with commissioning activities continuing to ramp up. The mine is poised to become one... 


Meteoric inks rare earths offtake MoU with Neo Performance
2nd May 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Exploration company Meteoric Resources said on Thursday it had entered into a nonbinding memorandum (MoU) to supply Neo Performance Materials’ Estonia magnet manufacturing with rare earths from its... 


Anglo bidder BHP intends maintaining long-standing JSE listing
2nd May 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Diversified mining major BHP, which has made a rejected proposal to combine with Anglo American by way of a scheme of arrangement, confirmed on Thursday that it intended maintaining its... 


Chinese miners see opportunities as BHP’s mega bid unfolds
Chinese miners see opportunities as BHP’s mega bid unfolds
2nd May 2024 By: Bloomberg

China’s leading metals companies, including its state iron ore buyer, are considering their next moves following BHP Group’s blockbuster $39-billion approach for rival Anglo American, potentially... 


Tshipi mine
Lower prices impact on Tshipi mine’s profitability in Q3, but operational performance intact
2nd May 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Despite a 25% quarter-on-quarter and 11% year-on-year decrease in production in the quarter ended March 31, ASX-listed Jupiter Mines’ 49.9%-owned Tshipi é Ntle Manganese Mining subsidiary remains... 


South Africa's Mineral Resources and Energy Minister Gwede Mantashe
BHP woos South Africa in pursuit of $39bn Anglo takeover
2nd May 2024 By: Bloomberg

BHP Group has deployed a team of senior executives to South Africa as the world’s largest miner ramps up efforts to win over government officials, regulators and local shareholders, all of whom... 


Barrick’s Mark Bristow greets Tanzania Minerals Minister Anthony Mavunde at African training academy, which is augmenting the closing Buzwagi mine’s transformation into a 3 000-job-a-year special economic zone with airport terminal.
Discovery, development are mining’s only true value creation drivers, Barrick highlights
2nd May 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Discovery and development are the only true drivers of value creation in the mining industry, Barrick president and CEO Dr Mark Bristow highlighted on Wednesday, when this standout gold and copper... 


Australia's second-largest pension fund blacklists thermal coal investments
Australia's second-largest pension fund blacklists thermal coal investments
2nd May 2024 By: Reuters

Australian pension giant Australian Retirement Trust said on Thursday it would stop investing in most thermal coal companies from July as part of a plan to hit net zero emissions across its... 


Barrick Gold beats estimates for quarterly profit
Barrick Gold beats estimates for quarterly profit
2nd May 2024 By: Reuters

Canadian miner Barrick Gold on Wednesday beat first-quarter profit estimates on higher bullion prices and said it has entered into an exploration partnership with Geophysx Jamaica. Prices of the... 


The recently commissioned Ikamba offshore floating terminal is a key part of the Bauxite Hiills expansion project.
Metro raises A$40m to speed up debt repayments
2nd May 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Metro Mining, the owner of the Bauxite Hills mine near Weipa, on Thursday announced a successful A$40-million placement that it would use to accelerate debt repayment. The company has received... 


Predictive raises A$50m for Guinea gold project
Predictive raises A$50m for Guinea gold project
2nd May 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

ASX-listed Predictive Discovery has announced a A$50-million raising to advance the Bankan gold project, in Guinea. The company will issue about 263.2-million new fully paid ordinary shares at... 


Toro boosts uranium resources with Dawson Hinkler deposit expansion
Toro boosts uranium resources with Dawson Hinkler deposit expansion
2nd May 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Uranium project developer Toro Energy has expanded the stated resources at the Dawson Hinkler deposit by reducing the resource cutoff grade from 200 parts per million (ppm) to 100 ppm uranium... 


Macmahon secures $352m contract extension at Boston Shaker
2nd May 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Mining services group Macmahon has been granted a three-year extension of its alliance-style contract with AngloGold Ashanti at the Boston Shaker underground mine, part of the Tropicana gold... 


Anglo owns the Quellaveco mine in Peru
Anglo’s copper assets worth $35bn, report shows
2nd May 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Anglo American’s copper assets are valued at about $35-billion and, if BHP aims to clinch these prized operations, the miner must substantially enhance its offer for its competitor. This is... 


Australian Treasurer Jim Chalmers
Australia cracks down on foreign investment in critical minerals
2nd May 2024 By: Bloomberg

Australia will tighten scrutiny of foreign investment into mining and refining of critical minerals as part of an overhaul of its national regime, while speeding up approvals in low-risk areas to... 


Stuart Chambers
Anglo to meet top shareholders on BHP bid as takeover rules restrain AGM
2nd May 2024 By: Reuters

Anglo American's chair will meet its top 30 shareholders to hear views on BHP's $39-billion bid for the miner, he told an annual general meeting on Tuesday, where he was restricted from discussing... 


Harmony's Mponeng gold mine.
Booming Harmony ups full-year output and grades; lowers cost and capital guidance
30th April 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Execution and preparatory work on key gold projects are on track in South Africa, and early works on the copper project in Australia are to commence, Harmony Gold reported on Tuesday. In South... 


Fortescue consortium awarded rights to develop Oman green hydrogen project
30th April 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

A consortium between green energy and metals group Fortescue and sustainable infrastructure investor Actis has been awarded the rights to develop, build, own and operate a large green hydrogen... 


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